Pruning & Training Pome Fruit Trees (IN-PERSON)
Review the goals and techniques of pruning pome fruit trees (apples, pears) in this lecture and demonstration workshop. Get some hands-on pointers on how to prune your fruit trees to maximize health and production. Information on tools, timing, techniques, and more, taught by Orin Martin, Farm manager at the Chadwick Garden. This workshop begins at the UCSC Haybarn them moves to the the UCSC Farm orchard.
Pre-register online only, cost: $40 for general public, 10% off for current Friends of the Farm & Garden members. Limit 30 people
Dress for the outdoors and bring a snack. Orin's book, Fruit Trees for Every Garden, will be available for sale.
Heavy Rain cancels. Rainout date is Feb 13th. Full refund if you cannot attend on the rainout date. Please note, in-person workshops are subject to cancellation if deemed necessary by UC Covid Safety protocol. In that case, fees will be refunded.
Sunday, February 6 at 9:00am to 12:00pm